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Holier-than-thou media demands perfection, expects mayor not to be serial liar/cocaine user/drunk driver/friend of violent criminals.
Here’s my attempt to come to grips with what went on this aft. In all honesty, I don’t think it does it justice. http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/11/18/andrew-coyne-rob-ford-doesnt-need-to-hear-get-help-he-needs-to-hear-get-out/ …
I think when the mayor says he has “zero tolerance” for drugs he means he gets wrecked on the first hit.
Why the hell didn’t Harper bet Obama the Keystone pipeline on the game?
Jack Layton will be remembered for many things, but the gallantry of his last campaign will be his glory. Courage, grace & charm to the end.
Would you rather fight 100 Bieber-sized Fords or a Ford-sized Bieber?
I dream of a world where women can invite other women to fundraisers, without being scolded by other women for not doing it right.
THIS IS JUST UNREAL. Running over, more like. @chrisalecanada: video of #robford running into councillor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QB1dJeMtb08&feature=youtu.be …
So to recap: Prime Minister's office, Ontario premier's office, mayor of Toronto, both major Quebec parties: all subject of police inquiries
So the mayor of Toronto is caught doing drugs with violent gangs, and the Minister of Finance for Canada runs interference for him? Really?
In a culture of achievement, you'd just get up and announce the players. In a bureaucratic culture, it's about who's doing the announcing.
THIS CANNOT BE POSSIBLE @ctvottawa: Ottawa man, named Donald Popadick, arrested for exposing himself in a park... http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/ottawa-man-arrested-for-exposing-himself-in-a-park-1.1798220 …
What an extraordinary statement by Tom Mulcair: generous, decent, empathetic, unreserved, not a hint of politics.
Very saddened to hear of Jim Flaherty's death. He was one of the last of the "happy warriors" in our politics. We need more like him.
The shocking truth about B.C.’s carbon tax: It works http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/the-insidious-truth-about-bcs-carbon-tax-it-works/article19512237/ … And: "BC now has the lowest personal income tax rate in Canada."
My latest: Under a normal govt, the Fair Elections Act would be withdrawn or redrafted. But this is not a normal govt http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/03/28/andrew-coyne-fair-elections-act-proof-the-conservatives-are-no-normal-government/ …
You do understand that we are not really a democracy, right? That parliament is a sham? That MPs are just props? If not, turn on QP.
The business of progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. — Chesterton